With the recent success of I Am Not Your Negro, Three Identical Strangers, Free Solo, Won't You Be My Neighbor? & RBG, as well as the multi-million-dollar documentary sales at Sundance 2019, the question is: are we living in a Golden Age of documentary distribution?
We invite you to join us on Wednesday, May 15th as distribution strategists Peter Broderick & Keith Ochwat report from the frontier of documentary distribution. In this interactive talk, Peter & Keith will present filmmakers & documentary enthusiasts with an overview of the latest opportunities & challenges facing documentarians. They will:
Highlight state-of-the-art distribution strategies to build awareness, create partnerships, & engage core audiences.
Reveal the steps to maximize educational & institutional distribution, which can be the largest source of revenues for documentaries.
Review the lessons from Sundance 2019.
Recommend strategies for the 97% of filmmakers who submit to Sundance but are not chosen.
Peter Broderick has consulted on the distribution of over 1,400 films during the past 16 years. Keith Ochwat executed a successful hybrid distribution campaign for Age of Champions, reaching 3,000 communities & generating $1.5 million. Peter & Keith consult with filmmakers on distribution strategy & tactics to help them maximize audience, impact, & revenues.